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1 About Our Firm Conrad & Scherer began as a small local firm of trial attorneys. Conrad & Scherer stands as one of Florida s leading firms with an expanded global and national reach. And, while commercial litigation is still the Firm s core practice, it now provides to its clients complementary practice areas such as government relations, land development, bankruptcy, and probate. The Firm prides itself on its ability to provide tenacious legal counsel leveraged by business acumen and local relationships in order to achieve indisputable results for it s clients. Clients get the benefit of a multifaceted approach with seasoned trial attorneys, lobbyists, certified public accountants, and negotiators all working in concert. And while Conrad & Scherer offers sophisticated legal counsel to meet its clients business and political needs beyond the four walls of the courtroom, when litigation is necessary, it does so with unparalleled expertise it has long been known for. The Firm has been recognized as a Top Law Firm by the South Florida Legal Guide and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. With representation that includes the 2000 Presidential recount, one of the highest percentages of recovery of a Ponzi scheme, one of the largest jury awards in Broward County s history, and the landmark legal precedent on behalf of Burmese victims of forced labor - its reputation as a powerhouse firm is well-earned. Conrad & Scherer is proud of its commitment to excellent legal representation in any forum, the complex matters it handles, and the impressive clients it serves. High Stakes Trials. High Impact Cases. High Quality Representation.

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3 A WORLD OF EXPERIENCE Our firm was founded in 1974 by Managing Partner, William R. Scherer, in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Since then, our firm has grown throughout Florida and has taken us to the nation s capital Washington, DC. We have continued to grow into an international practice with our office in Quito, Ecuador. As we continue to expand in Brevard, North Carolina and across the country, we have built a strong reputation for litigating jury and non-jury trials, arbitration and mediation. Through these litigation forums, our firm has gained deep expertise in federal and state procedures, evidentiary rules, background on local judges and courthouse politics. Based on the strength of our experience and knowledge, Conrad & Scherer has been retained by global corporations, insurers and out-of-state law firms to act as litigation counsel. The trust shown to us by these retentions have been rewarded with excellence in case management and substantive results. High Stakes Trials. High Impact Cases. High Quality Representation.

4 Practice Areas Commercial Practice Litigation Areas Conrad & Scherer handles a variety of commercial litigation matters on behalf of corporations, governmental entities and individuals. Our commercial litigation experience includes handling major disputes involving securities fraud, shareholder litigation, director and officer liability, complex breach of contract litigation and enforcement of non-complete agreements. The firm obtained on of the largest jury verdicts in the history of Broward County, Florida, in a commercial dispute involving the sale of a major health insurance company. Our attorneys represented the Resolution Trust Corporation in claims arising out of failed savings and loan associations as we as the Florida Department of Insurance with regard to claims against parties responsible for the insolvency of Florida insurance companies. Personal Injury Litigation Conrad & Scherer attorneys are experience in litigating personal injury and wrongful death claims on behalf of victims and their families. We have experience in handling injury and death cases of all types including airline crashes, automobile and boating accidents, defective products, medical negligence, the sale of alcohol to minors and slip-and-fall incidents. You can be assured that your case will be handled with the utmost sensitivity and care. General Liability Conrad & Scherer is panel counsel for several major liability insurers and our attorneys have extensive experience in representing businesses, property owners and individuals in various types of tort and negligence action. The firm has frequently been retained as personal counsel on behalf of insured individuals and entities to provide independent advice and assistance apart from counsel provided by an insurance company. Labor and Employment Law Conrad & Scherer has represented a wide range of public and private employers and employees with regard to violations of state and federal laws regulating the workplace. Our attorneys have expertise not only in litigating such matters but also in helping to address, prevent and investigate claims. We have experience in handling claims of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, disability and sexual harassment, as well as matters involving wages, overtime, unemployment compensation and medical leave. Medical Malpractice and Health Law Conrad & Scherer is experienced in medical malpractice litigation as well as transactional and administrative health care matters. The firm served for nearly two decades as General Counsel to the fourth largest public hospital system in the United States. We are well equipped to handle litigation, contracts and compliance matters on behalf of hospitals, health care facilities, doctors, nurses and other health care providers. Eminent Domain Conrad & Scherer has represented a wide range of public and private clients at the trial and appellate levels in condemnation and invers condemnation proceedings. The firm s private clients include both property owners and business owners. Conrad & Scherer LLP 633 S. FEDERAL HIGHWAY FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

5 Practice Areas Appellate Practice Conrad & Scherer provides full-service litigation from the inception of the matter through the final appeal. The firm maintains an in-house appellate division and handles civil appeals in Florida and federal appellate courts. Our attorneys have often been successful in achieving a client s desired results in the appellate courts when lower courts and juries have incorrectly found otherwise, whether or not our firm handled the original litigation. Maritime Law Conrad & Scherer can meet your maritime law needs whether you are chartering, building or purchasing a vessel, or if you are a Jones Act seaman who has been injured in the service of a vessel. The firm provides legal services in traditional Admiralty practice areas including personal injuries at sea involving crew members or passengers, collisions between vessels, collisions between vessels and fixed structures, wake damage, enforcement of maritime liens, drafting charter agreements, contracts for the sale of vessel, contracts for marine construction, marine financing, registration, documentation and maritime arbitration. Marine sector clients include yacht dealers, yacht brokers, marinas, documentation services, yacht finance companies, yacht charter companies, yacht owners, crew members and other businesses and individuals involved in South Florida s marine community. Civil Rights Litigation Conrad & Scherer has experience in handling many different types of civil rights claims on behalf of private citizens as claimants and governmental entities as defendants. Civil Rights violation claims arise from a variety of situations including not only arrests and imprisonment by police officers but also municipal ordinance enforcement and public employment. Marital and Family Law Conrad & Scherer has an experienced family law department which represents clients in need of a variety of family law services including but not limited to dissolution of marriage, custody, modification, paternity and prenuptial agreements. International Law Conrad & Scherer is dedicated to corporate accountability. While many companies conduct their Latin American business in a reasonable manner, some decide they can violate the law and required stands of care with impunity. Some reap many millions of dollars by flouting the rule of law. Some even do business with terrorists. From complicity in gross human rights violations to environment disasters, the firm represents individuals, families, cooperatives, companies, unions, indigenous groups and governments in actions to hold multinational corporations accountable for wrongful conduct in Latin America Aviation Law Conrad & Scherer attorneys are experience in commercial and general aviation, and the representation of airports, aircraft owners, aircraft and component manufacturers, and FBOs. While highly skilled in litigation and trial, we also take pride in providing counsel to clients on avoiding lawsuits. Our aviation attorneys are well equipped to deal with this rapidly evolving industry and offer a full range of services including litigating accident cases, negotiating leases, and resolving contract and employment disputes. Our seasoned litigators have defended wrongful death, personal injury, product liability and related claims in Florida and across the county. Conrad & Scherer LLP 633 S. FEDERAL HIGHWAY FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

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